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From Eric Evans <eev...@rackspace.com>
Subject Re: Fixing the data model names
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2009 04:17:18 GMT
On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 22:48 +0100, Bill de hOra wrote:
> "Cluster" has a lot of meaning in the Java world already (a
> collection 
> of app servers) and is tied to the physical model - all the others
> are 
> tied to the logical model of the data.
> 
> Putting "Database" underneath "Cluster" misses the point that the 
> database is distributed across the cluster - - even it it's not right 
> for Cassandra, "BigTable" captures this concept well. For me, that
> the 
> database remains the uppermost concept even after physical
> distribution 
> is largely the point of Cassandra.

+1

-- 
Eric Evans
eevans@rackspace.com


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